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Welcome to Grove Park School

 

Primary tel: 01892 663 018

Church Road

Crowborough TN6 1BN

 

Secondary tel: 01892 603 095

Beeches Road

Crowborough TN6 2AS

 

Sixth Form tel: 01892 603 077

Green Lane

Crowborough TN6 2DY

 

Head Teacher: Julie Campion

Contact details: office@grove-park.e-sussex.sch.uk

 

Grove Park is a maintained community Special School for children from 4-19 who have a wide range of learning needs and disabilities, including moderate, complex, severe, and profound or multiple issues. Many of our pupils have an additional diagnosis of autistic spectrum condition.

SCHOOL REGISTRATION TIMES

Primary 9.10am - 3.15pm

Secondary 8.50am - 3.00pm

Sixth Form 9.00am - 3.10pm

 

SCHOOL HOURS PER WEEK

Primary 30.4 hours per week

Secondary 30.8 hours per week

Sixth Form 30.8 hours per week

ETHOS AND VALUES

 

Achieving together 

  • To teach each pupil/student the skills they need to achieve as high a standard of independence as possible in thought and action.
  • To equip the pupils/students to be able to express choice, exercise control over themselves and their environment and realize their full potential as members of society.
  • To provide a modified curriculum, differentiated to meet each pupils/students need, that is delivered at a suitable place to allow them access to a relevant, broad and balance education with opportunities for practical application of acquired skills.
  • To ensure the acquisition of appropriate communication skills which will give the pupils/students the fullest possible active participation in their day-to-day experiences and enhance their social and emotional growth.
  • To monitor progress to ensure the pupils/students are appropriately challenged in order to facilitate personal development, enhance their quality of life and allow their own individuality to develop.
  • To nurture and encourage the development of positive, caring relationships between pupils/students, their peers and the staff.
  • To create a secure environment within which the pupils/students will develop a sense of self esteem and feel confident to advocate for themselves.
  • To build a working partnership with parents/carers which will inspire confidence and promote mutual support and consistency between home and school.
  • To co-operate positively with other professionals and specialist services in order for the needs of the whole child to be addressed.
  • To encourage two way interaction between school and the local community to promote inclusive opportunities for, and attitudes towards, our pupils/students.
  • To provide quality preparation, advice and guidance for the pupils/students and their familities during the transition from school to adult life.

 

Our vision and values

Our vision and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens.

 

OFSTED : most recent visit - ungraded March 2023

EQUALITY OBJECTIVES 

PEFORMANCE MEASURES

AMOUNT OF TIME TAKEN OFF BY STAFF - not applicable

NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS EARNING OVER £100,000 - none

SCHOOL FINANCIAL BENCHMARKING SERVICE 

CURRICULUM - please see Teaching and Learning section of the website.

ADMISSIONS

If you are considering applying for a place at Grove Park School, you are welcome to visit any one of our three phases. Please email us at office@grove-park.e-sussex.sch.uk and we will be happy to arrange an appointment.

 

The link below explains how you can apply for a place at our school and our admissions arrangements.

GROVE PARK ADMISSION ARRANGEMENTS BY 15 MARCH EACH YEAR

PE AND SPORT PREMIUM FOR PRIMARY STUDENTS - policy in the process of being updated

CAREERS PROGRAMME YEARS 7-14

Careers Leader: 

Olly Sagar (ollys@grove-park.e-sussex.sch.uk)

Tel: 01892 603 077

BAKER CLAUSE POLICY STATEMENT

KEY STAGE 2, 4 AND 5 PERFORMANCE DATA - data in the process of being updated

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